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Elon Musk publishes a visionary paper on his company's plans to colonize space.
Having previously teased that he'd like to put one million people on Mars, tech billionaire and serial enterpreneur Elon Musk released the specifics of his plan to colonize space. His paper "Making Humans a Multi-Planetary Species" outlines what kind of technology humans will need to make that dream a reality, including how to build a city on Mars, as well as the timeline for this endeavor.
Elon Musk announces that SpaceX will fly two private citizens on a mission around the moon in 2018.